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Cyber Security Consultant

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Recruiter: LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Listed on: 8th November
Location: Basingstoke
Salary/Rate: £450 - £500
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP

£450-£500 P/D Inside IR35

Role Description:

A Security consultant is required within the Project to assist the project in developing the security model within O reporting into the project CISO.

Cyber Security Consultant supports the Lead Architect(CSO), in advising the CTO, Architects. Operational Leads and Authority Key Stakeholders on the security requirements and risks affecting the design, delivery and implementation of the Service. The Security Consultant will contribute to the Security Assurance of relevant deliverables and evidence in the form of documentation, processes, test plans, reports and risk management activity. They will assist the CSO in performing risk assessment, risk treatment and assurance plans and to produce the RMADS and associated artefacts.


This is a business-focussed, customer facing and technical role, responsible for:

*Identification of cyber security risks and development of strategies for risk management.

*The provision of cyber security control recommendations aimed at providing through life management of identified risks.

*The development and documentation of risk management plans that are appropriate for the Service

*Continuous management of identified risks which evolve to cope with changes in, for example the business, threat and technology landscape.

*Identification and articulation of risks in the abstract and detailed design of systems and services. Guidance on how to reduce the likelihood of exploitation of vulnerabilities or to constrain impact in the event of a compromise whilst ensuring identified risks are managed using proportionate controls.

*Guidance on secure development, build, deployment, operation and management of systems and services.

*Guidance on adoption and secure implementation of common architectural blueprints or patterns.

*Guidance on selecting technologies which provide adequate mitigation to potential vulnerabilities identified in a system architecture.

*Summarising technical security analysis into plain English for different stakeholders.

*The provision of advice and guidance on how to maintain the relevance of, and ensure the continuous improvement of, internal or external cyber security standards, policies and procedures.

*The provision of advice and guidance in support of satisfying or maintaining certification or compliance requirements.

*The creation and continued review of cyber security policies and procedures

*The conduct of checks, reviews and audits and provision of reports to provide to the CSO and Authority Key Stakeholders with confidence that internal and external cyber security policies, procedures, and external security requirements are being complied with.

*Attendance at Security reviews and Security Working Groups


*Recognised as the definitive expert within their field.

*Feedback from customer and Chief Security Officer

*Proven track record working with authority and external vendor.

*Evidence of sharing and re-use of knowledge.

*Successful definition, implementation and conformance to security processes both internally and externally.

*Meets and improves service level requirements.

*Response and resolution of escalated issues.

*Contribution to security working groups.


NCSC Cyber Certified Professional Lead Security Information Risk Advisor or (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional

Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

Contact Name: Alex Marks
Reference: TJ/662/securitycons_1636373858
Job ID: 3001950

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